Michael Gallucci is the senior editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
When the Who Scaled Back and Released the Classic ‘Who’s Next’
Pete Townshend was brimming with ideas as the '60s turned into the '70s.
How the Beatles Revolutionized Popular Music, Again, With ‘Revolver’
Rubber Soul is given most of the credit as the Beatles' turning point from mop-topped pop stars to 20th century innovators and artists.
‘The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ Finally Coming to CD
'The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl' will be released on September 9, 2016.
Leon Russell in Stable Condition After Heart Attack
A series of upcoming tour dates will be postponed during Leon Russell's recovery.
How the Yardbirds Took a Creative Leap With ‘Roger the Engineer’
Like many artists who came of age in the early to mid-'60s, the Yardbirds went through some major creative changes in 1966.
1970’s Best Rock Albums
1970 may have marked a new decade, at least on the calendar, but as far as music was concerned, it was still pretty much the '60s.
Slash in First Interview Since Guns N’ Roses Reunion: ‘It’s All Cool’
Slash has given his first interview since the Guns N' Roses reunion kicked off with a handful of dates in April.
Watch the Beatles’ New Video for the ‘Love’ Version of ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's Beatles show Love, a new video has been made for the group's 1968 song "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."
Beach Boys’ First Recordings Collected on New Album
The Beach Boys' earliest recordings will be released on a two-disc set later this summer.
How Joni Mitchell Set the Singer-Songwriter Template With ‘Blue’
There were singer-songwriters before Joni Mitchell, but with her 1971 masterpiece Blue, she pretty much set the template for almost everything that came after it.